This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Bella Vista has a very low population density. Bella Vista is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
Bella Vista, AR is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Bella Vista has a population density of 326, with 21,375 current residents.
Out of the 21,375 current residents, 48% are male and 52% are female. 79% of the residents are married and 21% are single.
- 61% Sun
- 46% Rain
- 10% Snow
57°F average temperature
- 16 years Median home age
- $125,730 Median home price
- -6.77% Home appreciation rate
- 7.85% Annual property tax
As for living in Bella Vista, the air quality is 83% and the weather, on average, is 61% sunny, 46% rainy, and 10% snowy. The average temperature is 57°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Bella Vista, you should know that 76.2% of homes are owned while 10.2% of homes are rented, and 13.6% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $125,730, the median age of homes is 16 years, the annual home appreciation is -6.77% and the annual property tax is 7.85%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)4
When looking at the community of Bella Vista, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Bella Vista’s crime rate is 4 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Bella Vista is 59 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 30.67% Democratic, 67.20% Republican, and 2.13% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:13
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
93%High school diploma
6%Some college or associates degree
9%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Bella Vista, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 5.30% of residents are unemployed in Bella Vista (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Bella Vista residents: 17.2% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 17.26% are in the arts and sciences field, 14.6% are in the customer service field, 31.7% are in the sales field, 0.10% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 9% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 10.2% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:13. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 92.60%, 5.63% of residents have an associate’s degree, 18.09% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 9.35% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Bella Vista, you should be aware that the average commute time is 25 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Bella Vista have a few different options. 84% of commuters use their own cars, 11% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 4% of residents work from home.